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Yoga  -   Physical Education for Women
Yoga - Physical Education for Women

Yoga - Physical Education for Women

by Sitadevi Yogendra

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Language

English

Publisher

The Yoga Institute

ISBN

8185053103 - Year: 2015 - Pages: 194

Binding

Paperback

Sitadevi Yogendra
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Author: Sitadevi Yogendra
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Shri Yogendra
Publisher: The Yoga Institute
Year: 2015
Language: English
Pages: 194
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185053103

Description

All yoga practises do not apply with equal benefit to women. Scientific researches conducted at the Yoga Institute of Santacruz for the past 70 years may reveal how some of the yoga processes may prove harmful to a beginner from amongst the fair sex.

Yoga Physical Education for Women is a course evolved after decades of clinical and laboratory research to suit the special needs of women. Written for women by a woman, Smt. Sitadevi, the medical practitioner in charge of the ladies section of the Institute, the books the first text to guide women in their study of Yoga.

It deals with physical education in relation to health to and outlines yoga psychosomatics for treatment of diseases though homeostasis. Overweight, diet, sex, painless childbirth, neurasthenia relaxation and mental health are some of the problems dealt with in the light of Yoga.

COMMENTS:

"Mrs. Sitadevi understand Yoga herself and is able to make others understand it too."
--- Illustrated Weekly of India

" The first Indian lady to pioneer in the field of Yoga who has proved that Yoga can be practiced and perfected by women." --- Blitz.

"The first book ever to be written on the secret practices of Yoga by a women for women. It is still the only text."
--- Sunday Times.

" Indeed a characteristic of the book is the uplifting of the mental and spiritual natures which these exercises will bring about."
--- New Health

"Smt. Sitadevi has been invited by the Women's Health Federation of America as an official delegate at the World Health Welfare Congress in appreciation of her contribution to health literature adapted to her sex." --- The Sunday Standard

"Her book merits attention of all intelligent girls and women who value their health of body and mind."
--- Daily Herald

Contents

FOURTH EDITION
SIXTH EDITION
INTRODUCTION
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
CHAPTER I. WOMEN'S HEALTH AND YOGA
Problem of Good Health
(a) Causes of Ill Health
(b)Consequences of Ill Health
(c)Virtues of Good Health
Need of Physical Education for Woman
(a)Feminine Disadvantages
(b)Prejudice against Physical Education
Advantages of Yoga Physical Culture
(a)Fundamental Objectives
(b)Characteristic Differences
Care of the Body
CHAPTER II. CORRECTIVE PRAYER POSES
Problem of Good Health
(a) Causes of Ill Health
(b)Consequences of Ill Health
(c)Virtues of Good Health
Need of Physical Education for Woman
(a)Feminine Disadvantages
(b)Prejudice against Physical Education
Advantages of Yoga Physical Culture
(a)Fundamental Objectives
(b)Characteristic Differences
Care of the Body
CHAPTER II. CORRECTIVE PRAYER POSES
Relation of Proper Carriage to Health
Pararthanasana in Relaxed Standing
(a) Romberg's Sign
(b) Kneeling
Ekapadasana
Padmasana
CHAPTER III. CORRECTIVE Essentials to Health
Height in Relation to Health
(a) Normal Height
(b) Feminine Structural Disadvantages
(c) Increasing Height
Yastikasana
Bulk vs Slimness
Parvatasana
Suppleness and Elasticity
Trikonasana
Konasana
Garudasana
CHAPTER IV. CONSTITUTIONAL ESSENTIALS TO HEALTH
Unhygienic Overweight
(a)Overweight: Its Causes and Treatment
(b) Food for Health
Observations and Case Reports
Abdominal Tonicity
Hastapadangustasana
Hastapadasana
Process of Self-poisoning
Causes of Constipation
Various Forms of Constipation
Intestinal Gases
CHAPTER V. SEX AND MOTHERHOOD
The Sex Glands
Glandular Secretions and Health
Eroticism Detrimental to Kealth
Yoga Directives on Sex
Healthy Motherhood for Healthy Progeny
Care of the Pelvic Organs
Matsyasana
Paryankasana
Ardha-sarvangasana
Viparitakarani
Painless Childbirth
CHAPTER VI. YOGA FOR NERVES AND MIND
Health of the Nerves
How Mind affects Health
Neurasthenia: Its causes and Cure
(a) Symptoms of Neurasthenia
(b) Treatment of Neurasthenia
Need for Spinal Exercise
Bhujangasana
Halasana
Ustrasana
Relaxation
(a)Yoganidra
(b) Twofold Relaxation
(c) Makarasana
(d) Savasana
(e) Relaxation for Beauty
(f) Sleep
GUIDETABLE
INDEX

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